About Us

Ashtabula County Continued Education Support Services (ACCESS) is a nonprofit organization in Ashtabula County dedicated to helping students and their families explore career options and navigate the process of applying to college and trade/technical schools, enlisting in the military, or entering the workforce. We help students apply for financial aid including filing a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and applying for scholarships, grants and loans. Our services are completely free of charge for students and their families.

Meet our Staff

Board of Directors

Irene Skleres
-President
Senior Advisor, Career Advisor, College Credit Plus Advisor
Richard Jackson
-Vice President
EVP Operations ASHTA
Chemicals, INC.
Amanda Friday
-Secretary
Youth Services Coordinator, 
INFOhio Coach
Conneaut Public Library
David Thomas
-Treasurer
Ashtabula County Auditor
Ashtabula County Auditor's Office
Paul Brockett
A-tech Principal
Mike Candela
ESC Superintendent
Kimberly Debacker
Geneva High School Counselor
Kellie McGinnis
RN, UH Hospitals of Cleveland
Tim Neal
Principal,
Kingsville Elementary